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are correct. g jim rosenfield watched it firgs. steve? >> reporter: the pressure was on mitt romney who needed a turn around. president obama came into debate ahead. with an estimated 60 million americans watching, moderator jim layrer asked can you put more people to work? romney would cut taxes and regulations on small business. >> my priority is jobs. so what i do is i bring down the tax rates. >> governor romney's proposal calls for a $5 trillion tax cut. the average middle class family with children would pay about $2,000 more. it is not possible to come up with enough deductions and loopholes that only affect individuals to avoid either raising the deficit or burdening the middle class. it's math. >> reporter: on medicare and social security,one agreement. >> neither the president nor are are i are proposing any changes. >> aarp has said that your plan would weaken medicare, substantially. >> romney fired back a a major debate moment that the president weakened the economy by his focus on health care. >> i don't know how the president could have come into office facing rising unploimt an
rom neromney's campaig disagrees. however, romney still supports maurdoch. republican john mccain said tonight he will not support him until he apologizes. >>> the president talks about his hectic schedule tonight. >> we started our 48 hour campaign marathon extravaganza. we started in iowa. we went to denver. we're here, we're growioing to nevada and then we will red-eye to florida -- >> you mean redbull to florida? >> yeah. >> you can watch jay's entire interview with the president right after news 4 at 11:00. he told a crowd it is time for new leadership. >> he's out of ideas and out of excuses and in november, you're going to put him out of office. >> paul ryan and vice president joe biden both made stops in ohio today. no republican candidate has been elected without winning ohio. right now, the president holds a slim lead in the buckeye state. >>> an nbc news exclusive convicted beltway sniper claims there are more unknown victims of that killing spree. tomorrow marks the ten-year anniversary. in a phone interview with matt lower, he says he tried to identify it several times. >>
maybe you're wondering what to believe about mitt romney. well, when it comes to protecting your access to birth control... and the basic women's health care services planned parenthood provides... one thing we must remember, is this: i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. [ female announcer ] he'll cut it off. cut us off. planned parenthood. we're going to get rid of that. [ female announcer ] women need to know the real mitt romney. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approve this message. and police officer killed in a car accident. they try to recreate the scene to see what went wrong. >> a man is arrested for throwing a cocktail into a crowded food court. >> was there another target? >> strong to severe storms moving across the area right now. i will show you where they are and what it means to you. >> tonight the police department is mourning one of their own. >> the office was killed when his police cruiser collided with an suv in clinton, maryland. this comes less than two months after another deadly crash. darsy is live with the latest on today's investigation. darcy?
[ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. and balanced the budget every year. and tim kaine and i both cut our own pay as governors, to lead by example. mark warner and i reached across party lines to get things done. we were a great team in richmond and we'll be a great team in washington. i'm tim kaine and i approve this message ...because we'll work together to restore fiscal responsibility, grow our economy and create jobs. [ male announcer ] tim kaine. bringing people together to tackle the challenges of tomorrow. >> this is breaking news on news 4 at 11:00. >> a split verdict tonight in the trial of two prince george's county police officers who were charged with beating a university of maryland student two years ago. chris jordan is outside the courthouse with more. chris? >> reporter: corporal baker was found not guilty of second-degree assault. he bowed his head in tears. his lawyer put his arm around him. but, then, the jury foreman announced corporal james harrison, second-degree assault, guilty. harrison showed no emotion. the jury deliberated 6 1/2 hours.
show down. >> mitt romney is campaigning in ohio tonight where he will spend three days focusing on the must-win state. 9,000 people attended his rally in sydney. he repeated the claim that he will not raise taxes if he becomes president. they attended a town hall meeting with employees of a company that makes natural gas compressors. >> michelle obama is now on a two-day campaign swing in colorado. she told a school that mer husband took office during a financial crisis and has made big strides in turning things around. mrs. obama also promoted the president's work in making college more affordable. there will be no jail time for vincent gray. howard brook received 200 hours of community service. back in may, he confessed to paying a third party candidate to stay in the race so he could publicly attack the mayor. brooks said he was truly sorry for breaking if law. >> more trouble for jerry sandusky. the state of pennsylvania is revoking his $59,000 a year pension. sandusky's wife, dottie will not be eligible for benefits, either. sandusky was sentenced to 30 years behind bars fo
for american air lies. why they're warning about more kans claigs laigss. >>> first to politics. mitt romney and paul ryan capitalized on new momentum tonigh they did that in front of a crowd of 10,000 people in sh shenandoah county. >>. >> reporter: complete with big finish fireworks, this romney/ryan rally was more like a victory campaign. most political observers say romney won the debate. >> last night was an important night for the country because people got the -- >> reporter: romney then offered his own debate analysis of sorts. >> i got the chance to ask the president questions that people across the country have wanted to ask him, such as, why is it that he pushed obamacare at a time when we had 23 million people out of work? >> reporter: running mate paul ryan also turned attention to the debate. >> last night america got to see the man i know, a leader. >> reporter: this post-debate rally was staged in a reliably red part of virginia. the event was delayed because so many people were still trying to drive in. early in the evening, the nra officially endorsed the romney/ryan ticket
tonight show the president with a slight edge on mitt romney but experts say it is still anybody's race to win. the president hunkered down in virginia tonight preparing for tuesday. but mitt romney spent the day out on the campaign trail. darcy spencer is following both campaigns tonight. >> today mitt romney still basking in the glow of his post-debate bump. and the president is reminding voters of the bailout of the auto industry, and it paid off. it's a weekend of debate preparation for president barack obama. he boarded air force one heading to williamsburg where he'll get ready for the town hall-style debate taking place tuesday. before leaving washington he reminded voters of his administration's rescue of the auto industry. >> but we refused to throw in the towel and do nothing. we refused to let detroit go bankrupt. i bet on american workers and american injean newty and three years later that bet is paying off in a big way. >> reporter: republican contender mitt romney is in ohio first preparing for the debate, then campaigning. he says there's been a crescendo of enthusiasm f
, medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor, mitt romney raised nursing home fees eight times. and as president, his budget cuts medicaid by one-third and burdens families with the cost of nursing home care. we have a president who won't let that happen. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approved this message. >> announcer: and now, from washington's leading news station, this is news 4 at 11:00. >> in the air, that's going to score a run and maybe more. it's looking up and more, it's a home run. >> right now, at 11:00, it is decisive game 5 here at nats park. when we win tonight, we'll go onto face the new york giants right after this. good evening. >> i'm doreen. we've grot some game 5 drama going on. the city is buzzing as the nats hope to keep their world series dreams alive. it all comes down to tonight. fans are ready hoping to come up with a win against the reigning champions of baseball. >> it was all the way back in 1933, i wasn't even around then. as it turns out, that 1933 world series was between the snat tors and the new york giants, remember them? now the lo
poll that shows mitt romney with a four-point lead over president obl. back in september, just one month ago, romney trailed the president by eight points. romney tried to keep the momentum going during a campaign stop in virginia today. he spoke at a naval shipyard. he vowed not to cut military spending and he accused the p d president of lack leadership around the middle east. tomorrow, romney will go to iowa and then onto ohio. president obama is busy raising political cash in california tonight as his campaign closes in on $1 billion in donations. the president is in san francisco, preparing to go on stage just after mid night our time for a rally and fundraiser. earlier today, the president dedicated the casar chavez national monument. >> in the race for the u.s. senate, a debate tonight talking about the economy, a gridlock in congress and even big bird. >> reporter: with the richmond pbs station hosting the debate -- >> i pledge tonight not to fire big bird and not to defund public broadcasting. >> that was the only light moment in the hour-long debate. his main line of att
on the offensive and dull moments were few and far between. >> very little of what governor romney just said is true. >> reporter: determined to stop his slide in the polls, president obama hit hard from the start. >> governor romney says he has a five-point plan? he has a one-point plan. and that lan plan is to make su that folks at the top play by a different set of rules. >> governor romney hit back a sharp exchange. >> in the last four year, you hit permits in half. >> various deductions. >> reporter: uncommitted voter asked about taxes and the debt. >> i said i would cut taxes for middle class families. >> i will not reduce the share that's being paid by the highest income taxpayers. >> moderator income crowley. >> settled? >> no, it's not setted. . >> and the suggestion that anybody in my team whether secretary of state, our u.n. ambassador, anybody on my team would play politics or mislead when we've lost four of our own governor is offensive. >> reporter: michael jones an obama voter in '0le. 8. >> we've created 5 million jobs, gone from 800 million jobs a month being lost. we saved
as long as four hours to cast their ballot. >>> president obama and mitt romney are cancelling campaign events in states affected by sandy. governor romney was scheduled to make three stops in virginia tomorrow. he will go to ohio instead. now, the president's cancelling a monday evebt in northern virginia and leaving for florida tomorrow instead of monday. the vice president and first lady, cancelled events because of the weather. >>> still ahead tonight, the impending arrival of hurricane sandy. >>> a live look ike leggett: gaming generated one hundred and eighty... million dollars for maryland schools. question seven will double it. rushern baker: question seven will add table games and... a new casino, generating millions of dollars... every year, without raising taxes. leggett: and audits will ensure the money goes... where it's supposed to. more jobs, and millions for schools. baker: question seven will be good for our kids... our teachers, and our schools. leggett: keep maryland money in maryland. baker: please vote for question seven. leggett: vote for question seven. sandy up n
for mitt romney. can he hold onto those poll numbers. new poll numbers have him up five points in the midwest including the crucial battleground state in ohio. gallop pollsters say some of the bump in the polls that romney got after the debate is starting to drop off a bit. the producers of sesame street have asked obama's campaign to take down the big bird advertisement. the add mocks mitt romney's vow to end federal funding for public broadcasting. romney says the president should spend more time on seersz issues. >>> mean tile, michelle obama traveled today to try to appeal to female voters. >> are we good right there? we got somebody downright here. we get water. we're coming. help is on the way. [ cheers and applause ] >> mrs. obama advised the crowd to bend their knees while standing for long stretches. the first lady continued her speech touting her husband's work and making sure the stunts can get the financial aid they need. >> a u.s. district court judge set some tougher, new rules and warned him not to break them. brown was ordered to return to court today because he
as president obama and mitt romney faced off in their third and final debate. >> with only 15 days to goelect lot on the line. >> mitt romney and barack obama came to their third and final debate tied in national polls. baseball's national league playoffs and monday night football got millions of viewers who missed the face-off in florida on the rise of muslim extremism. >> i congratulate him on taking out osama bin laden and going after the leadership in al-qa a al-qaida. but we can't kill our way out of this mess. >> governor romney, i'm glad that you recognize al-qaida is a threat. a few weeks ago, you said russia, not al-qaida, you said russia. what we need to do with respect to the middle east is strong, steady leadership. not wrong and reckless leadership. >> attacking me is not an agenda. i'm not going to wear rose-colored glasses when it comes to russia or mr. putin. now, there's some 10,000 centerfuges spinning around the world. >> mr. obama says he has. >> we've put in the toughest, most crippling sanctions ever. but our economy is in a shambles. >> they do work. you're seeing it
the release of that tape. >>> race for the white house now. and a change in the polls. tonight, mitt romney has edged ahead of president obama. in the latest "washington post"/abc news poll, romney is leading 50% to 47% among likely voters. that marks the first time that romney has reached 50%. romney also led among independents. independents will likely decide the election in battleground states such as florida, ohio and virginia. >> president obama is back at the white house tonight after a 48-hour cross-country campaign tour of six states. today he 'twas was in richmond he touted the endorsement of colin powell. he also cast his ballot in early voting. >>> the romney/ryan ticket is also campaigning hard in battleground states with the president rallying just 50 miles away from cleveland, tonight mitt romney spoke to a large crowd in defiance, ohio. his second stop in that state today. his running mate paul ryan made two stops in virginia. ryan held a campaign event tonight in charlottesville after a rally earlier in bristol. >>> gift cards, letters and packages disappearing from mailboxe
're almost done. >> okay. >> o[ minto ] you know, those ads saying mitt romney would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother's life. this issue's important to me, but i'm more concerned about the debt our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> this is the xfinity sports desk brought to you by xfinity. your home for the most live sports. >> new season for the wizards, huh? >> let me tell you how things went for the wizards tonight. their leader scorer had 11 points in the game. their leading rebounder, a guy named earl barren who most recently played in the philippines and puerto rico. we are one game in the regular season and it is already very apparent until the wizards get healthy, they're not a very good basketball team. he was on hand for the wizard's opener and debut of
? >> the romney camp returned to this key battleground state giving his opponent a poor debate report card before a supportive crowd estimated at around 8,000. >> we have one weekend left after a final debate. but admits some room for improvement last night. >> i thought that romney did get pounded a little bit on libya where he could have made a much stronger stance. >> at obama's campaign office in leesburg workers say the president's feistier performance was good. >> not so for this former obama supporter who showed us why he's backing romney. >> no, i'm not. because of this. obama care. i still will not support him. >> reporter: that sealed the deal for you? >> absolutely. >> america's military should be second to none. >> reporter: and as romney hit key issues including defense, education, energy and trade, support for small business is what this man came to here. >> it's a big thing in northern virginia, especially. >> we're all women and we're here supporting him. >> romney made no mention of one phrase from last night's debate that went viral when he said he received a binder full of wome
>> reporter: a longtime insider versus a young gun whose ticket has momentum. mitt romney was watching, no doubt barack obama, too. moderator martha raddatz of abc. they tangled on iran. >> we will not aallow the iran yains to get a nuclear weapon. >> they're moving faster toward a nuclear weapon. because this administration has no credibility on this issue. >> the iranians don't have a nuclear weapon. >> you're going to go to war? >> we want to prevent war. >> reporter: what about romney saying 47% are entitled to government benefits. >> i think the vice president knows sometimes the words don't come out of your mouth the right way. >> but i always say what i mean. and so does romney. >> reporter: what about the obama stimulus, the recovery? >> job growth in september was slower than it was in august and august it awas slower than it was in july. we're heading in the wrong direction. >> with 5.2 million new jobs, private sector jobs. >> was it a good idea to spend taxpayer dollars on electricing cars in finland or windmills in china? >> this is exactly what we needed to stop us from g
. both president obama and mitt romney hit the campaign trail stumping for votes and key battleground states. the president was together in dayton ohio today while mitt romney and paul ryan spent the day in nevada and colorado. the president zeroed in on mitt romney's trustworthiness while romney said tresident liked the plan. >> everything he's doing right now is to hide his real positions and try to win this election. you can trust that i say what i mean. and i mean what i say. >> we haven't heard an agenda from the president. that's why his campaign is taking on water and our campaign is supposed to be the ad. >> both sides also continue to flood the air waves trying to get a leg up on the race that is statistically tied in the polls with just two weeks now until election day. >> a republican u.s. senate candidate from indiana is scrambling tonight to qualify some controversial remas he made about rape. it happened during a debate tonight. richard morlock says that when a woman is impregnated in a rape, he says, in his words, it is something that god intended to happen. he says he
to it. just search key word nats, o course. >>> mitt romney is gaining ground, fueled by a post debate bump. one poll shows them both neck and neck. and s.a.t. rules in effect today. what students now need to do before taking the test. >>> plus, bond takes on late night. look how daniel craig is ♪ [ female announcer ] at yoplait, we want you to feel even better about your favorite flavors. so when you call, tweet, and post, we listen. that's why yoplait light and yoplait orinal are now made with no high fructose corn syrup. and why we use only natural colors and natural flavors in yoplait original. so, anything else we can do for you, let us know. but you'll keep it to yogurt, right? 'cause we shouldn't really help with your love life. yoplait. it is so good! >>> mitt romney's debate performance this past wednesday giving him a bump in the polls. a new reuters poll has him within two points of president obama, frailing him 47% to 45% among likely voters nationwide. that's compared to a six-point gap before the debate. romney's performance in denver game hiv a financial boost. his cam
of the other secret service vehicles was involved. >> president obama and mitt romney are spending another night in seclusion pred pairing f for their second debate. the president was impressed with the quarterback's performance. mitt romney held mach town halls. >> a lot of pressure going into that debate tomorrow. two new polls of likely voters shows the race is dead even. the president with 49% to romney's 48%. the washington post abc news poll shows the difference at 49-46 in favor of the president. both results are within the margin of error. we invite you to stay tuned in. and tomorrow night at 11:00, angie gulf will be monitoring the web. she's getting instant feedback. we invite you to weigh in. your comments might be those on the air. >> now, to the debate about same-sex marriage. the chief officer of gallaudet wants voters to decide whether it's legal. she is not anti-gay and has never voiced her opinion on gay marriage. mccaskill is scheduled to speak in annapolis tomorrow. her attorney is exploring legal options. >> there is growing. >> the luxury retailer recently sent a memo
to try to talk down the economy. just to try to score a few political points. >> mitt romney argued that the numbers disguised the fact that people have actually stopped looking for work. this morning, he campaigned in southwest virginia before going to florida where he criticized the president for failing to get specific on job growth. >> he's got a chance to explain his jobs program. did you hear what he had to say? i didn't either. [ laughter ] i heard more of the same. >> mitt romney will spend more of the next three days in florida. >> well, now we know the washington nationals finally got some answers tonight. they finally know where they're going and whole they'll face in the playoffs. carol? >> reporter: hey, doreen, the first post-season for washington, d.c. in 79 years will be in sant lewis. the cardinals had to win in atlanta tonight. taken to turner field. braves fans showing some love for chipper jones. top 6, cards up 3-2. holiday unloads this pitch. makes it a solo shot to left. cardinals win the first-ever kield card game 6-p. they break out the champagne. their cele
us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> new orleans wins it 31-24. that drops san diego to 3-2. the saints keep their admittedly slim playoff hopes alive with their first victory of the year. they are 1-4 heading into their bye week. four touchdown passes for drew brees. the first one broke johnny unitas record and 48 touchdown passes in consecutive games. he is on the field with michele tafoya. >> michele: a big night for you personally, drew. let's start with the win that i know was so important to this team. you guys felt like you were close and gelted felt like you were getting there. what put you over the top tonight? >> we finally put together a complete team effort for all four quarters. i can't say enough about the guys in our locker room. obviously, we have been through a lot earlier this year but hung together and hopefully, this is the first of many wins. it could come at no better fashion than on "sunday night football." going into the bye week, hopefully, we will get healed up and ready on a streak here. >> michele: speaking of
houston. . [ mitt romney ] look at the evidence of the last four years. under the president's policies, middle income americans have been buried. they're just being crushed. middle-income americans have seen their income come down by $4,300. this is a tax in and of itself. i'll call it the economy tax. i'm not going to raise taxes on anyone. my plan is to bring down rates to get more people working. my priority is putting people back to work in america. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> breaking the sound barrier. a daredevil talks about his feat from 24 miles into the stratosphere. but first, rg, iii on the field. leading the redskins to their first home victory of season. ♪ finally had something to cheer about today. good evening. it was, just a week ago weep were wondering will rg, iii be ready to play this week? >> right. today we got our answer. robert griffin iii prove the skins were right. the redskins' qb knocked out last week. today delivered the knockout blow off to the vikings. rg, iii, before the game, meet and greet. hadn't won at fed-ex field. since week t
and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother's life. this issue's important to me, but i'm more concerned about the debt our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. cial area. cn1 >>> hi winds are causing major damage around our area. still reports of toppled trees are coming in from college park, tacoma park and laurel. >> darcy is live tonight where there is yet another tree down. >> reporter: officials have been telling us for day that is this storm was going to be dangerous. it was going to be costly and cause a lot of damage. this is exactly what they were talking about. take a look here. a very large tree fell down in apartment complex and smashed nine vehicles. that's according to prince oxon hill. this tree fell down a little bit earlier this evening. sounded like a!rlo]osion. cu(: sortnis the crack, she k
romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> right now at 11:00, states of emergency declared in maryland, virginia and the district as millions along the east coast brace for impact. sandy could bring nearly a foot of rain, high winds and snow. >> also that monster storm is already having a major impact on the campaign trail. both sides have canceled weekend event in virginia beach. >> tonight, all eyes are on sandy. the storm could be one for the record books and we have it covered. >> erica gonzalez has evacuations along the beaches. the local storm preparations but first, chief meteorologist with the latest. >> we look at the latest track right now, what is th is going to show you, this storm still a hurricane with winds of 75 miles an hour to the north at about 7 miles per hour. the pressure is down just a ttle bit. and it is going to continue on that northerly track. as it does that, it will then shift out to sea, as we have been talking about, becoming a tropical storm. back it hurricane potentially and
obama and mitt romney deadlocked at 47%. romney took a rest from debate practice, to cheer for flag football. among the subjects, the foreign policy debate will focus on the middle east and terrorism. the debate begins tomorrow at 9:00 p.m. in boca raton, florida. gathering your feedback on facebook, twitter and nbc use the #-d.c. talks. >> terrifying scene, after the redskins game, a man, plunges from an elscalatorescalator. a major project at dupont circle is complete. the work is beginning. how long it will be before >>> family and friends remember senator george mcgovern. he passed away in a hospice in south dakota he was 90. mcgovern, a decorated bomber pilot in world war ii. served in congress 20 years. strongly opposed the vietnam war and ran on the platform in the 1972 presidential race. he lost that election to richard nixon in a landslide. funeral services held thursday and friday in sioux city. >>> a man in critical condition tonight after falling more than 20 feet from an escalator at metlife stadium in new jersey. police say the 42-year-old was leaving,
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